Written by Carmen Maria Machado Art by Dani Colors by Tamra Bonvillain Lettering by Steve Wands Cover by Sam Wolfe Connelly Variant cover by Jenny Frison In shops February 19, 2020 Final orders due: January 27, 2020 SRP: $3.99
Writer Carmen Maria Machado (Her Body and Other Parties, In the Dream House) and artist Dani increase the suspense and the horror in issue #3 of The Low, Low Woods, from DC’s Hill House Comics!
Women with antlers like deer. Men in the woods with no skin. Coal mines, eternally burning underground. Just another day in the town of Shudder-To-Think, PA.
El and Octavia find themselves on two separate paths. One leads to somewhere deep within the Earth, and the other leads to a small green trailer on the edge of town. There, the people of Shudder-to-Think, PA say, lives a witch. For a price, she can change you—and even make you forget that which you no longer wish to remember. But what is the price of remembering that which you have lost?
Plus: Chapter Nine of the murderous werewolves at sea shanty, Sea Dogs, by Joe Hill and Dan McDaid!
Enjoy some fairytales with a DC Comics and Batman spin in this graphic novel for middle grade readers. Along with entertaining new versions of classic stories, the art is jaw dropping beautiful.
Story: Derek Fridolfs Art: Dustin Nguyen Letterer: Steve Wands
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Herring has been running and spying for so long, it’s hard to tell the allies from the enemies. As the alien monster closes in on Herring, the mental attack forces him to come to terms with his past—and the truth about the government he works for.
As powerful a behemoth the Marvel Cinematic Universe is, it cannot be understated how much it has changed the way we look at heroes. The mere reverberations that Avengers: Endgame has had on our collective consciousness is both heartbreaking and eye-opening. The movie showed the world that heroes may be superpowered but mortal. The movie killed three of the most impactful entities of the MCU to that point, leaving audiences in a gasp and many in tears.
This was not the first time the MCU had fans in tears and it probably won’t be the last. It’s the first time I remember seeing a heartfelt story onscreen was Next Avengers: Heroes Of Tomorrow. The movie centers around the children of the Avengers in a dystopian future. It’s a world where Ultron has killed all their parents. The movie asks a very important question, “Have you prepared your children for a life without you?” Jeff Lemire and Gabriel Walta’s thought-provoking Sentient is a similar premise to that animated movie and explores that very question.
We’re taken to the USS Montgomery a ship that houses a crew and their family along with artificial intelligence, Valeria, that watches over them. Separatists dissent on the Earth colony has the Space Navy and the Montgomery sees betrayal among its own. Post tragedy, the story shifts to one of survival as the surviving children of the Montgomery must learn to function in a ship without their parents and adapt to their new situation. It’s a story of survival in the physical and emotional sense.
Sentient is a truly original science fiction story that borrows traces of Lord of the Flies and Bicentennial Man infused with the human journey to beat insurmountable odds. The story by Lemire is heartfelt, harrowing, and redemptive. The art by Walta, Wands, Fletcher, and Powell is superb. Altogether, a story that shows the answer to the question, that if you can ever prepare your children for the unthinkable and to trust that you that your nurture leads to their better natures.
Story: Jeff Lemire Art: Gabriel Walta, Steve Wands, Jared K Fletcher, and Jeff Powell Story: 10 Art: 9.8 Overall: 9.8 Recommendation: Buy
BOOM! Studios has revealed a new variant cover art by Eisner Award-nominated artist Matías Bergara for Strange Skies Over East Berlin #4, the newest issue of an all-new original series from Jeff Loveness, artist Lisandro Estherren, colorist Patricio Delpeche, and letterer Steve Wands, a chilling and intense thriller about an American spy who encounters a terrifying inhuman threat at the heart of the Cold War.
Herring has been running and spying for so long, it’s hard to tell his allies from his enemies. As the alien monster closes in on Herring, the mental attack forces him to come to terms with his past—and the truth about the government he works for.
Strange Skies Over East Berlin #4 also features main cover art by illustrator Evan Cagle. The comic comes to shelves on January 8, 2020.
Publisher: BOOM! Studios Writer: Jeff Loveness Artist: Lisandro Estherren Colorist: Patricio Delpeche Letterer: Steve Wands Cover Artists: Main Cover: Evan Cagle Unlocked Variant Cover: Raúl Allén Price: $3.99
Herring’s cover is blown! Captured by the spyhunter Keiner, Herring must go toe-to-toe in a mental battle with his old nemesis, while outside their interrogation room, the alien monster begins a psychic attack of its own.
Written by Carmen Maria Machado Art by Dani Colors by Tamra Bonvillain Lettering by Steve Wands Cover art by J.A.W. Cooper Variant Cover art by Jenny Frison In Shops: Dec 18, 2019 Final Orders Due: Nov 25, 2019 SRP: $3.99
Shudder-To-Think, PA, has been on fire for years. The coal mines beneath it are long since abandoned. The woods are full of rabbits with human eyes, a deer woman who stalks hungry girls, and swaths of skinless men. And the people in Shudder-to-Think? Well, they’re not doing so well either. When El and Octavia wake up in a movie theater with no memory of the last few hours of their lives, the two teenage dirtbags begin a surreal and terrifying journey to discover the truth about the strange town that they call home.
DC and Hill House Comics present the comics debut of award-winning, bestselling horror writer Carmen Maria Machado (Her Body and Other Parties, In the Dream House). The Low, Low Woods explores body horror down paths yet unexplored in comics. It will leave readers searching for their way back home and terrified of what they find changed upon their return.
Publisher: BOOM! Studios Writers: Daryl Gregory, Caleb Monroe, Michael Moreci, David F. Walker, Ryan Ferrier, Phillip Kennedy Johnson Artists: Damian Couceiro, Tony Parker, Tom Derenick, Dan McDaid, Jonas Scharf, Lalit Kumar Sharma, Morgan Beem Colorist: Renato Faccini, Darrin Moore, Michael Garland, Jason Wordie, Gabriel Cassata Letterer: Steve Wands, Ed Dukeshire Cover Artist: Paolo Rivera & Joe Rivera Price: $39.99
Set in the reimagined universe of the modern Planet of the Apes movies, witness the rise and fall of humanity to a planet dominated by apes. But there’s trouble in paradise as ape leader Caesar is forced to contend with violent power struggles, while the outbreak of a mysterious, deadly virus threatens to decimate the remaining populations of humans. Can humans and apes join forces to establish a new world order, or will chaos finally reign supreme?
Collects Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes: Contagion, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, War for the Planet of the Apes, Planet of the Apes: When Worlds Collide for the first time in one prestigious omnibus.
The danger increases as Herring comes face to face with his nemesis, Keiner! Herring has infiltrated the bunker beneath East Berlin, where research on the mysterious being that fell from the sky has already begun, only to find an old enemy already inside. As the monster’s true powers begin to emerge, can Herring keep his cover disguised from Keiner long enough to discover what is truly hidden in the bunker?
(W) Paul Dini, Rafael Albuquerque, Rafael Scavone, Bryan Hill, Dan Watters, Others (A) Rafael Albuquerque, Cian Tormey, Jorge Fornes, Others (CA) John Romita, Bill Sienkiewicz In Shops: Oct 09, 2019 SRP: $9.99
Witness what hides within the Sinister House-the DCU’s most horrific secrets and mysteries! Travel alongside Harley Quinn, John Constantine, Detective Chimp, Zatanna, the Atom and others as they face this macabre devastation firsthand! And in the bowels of this dark mansion…we return to the world of the legendary Red Rain to meet once again with the dreaded vampire Batman. Don’t miss this year’s DC Halloween special-because if you do, it’ll haunt you!